Recent in Biology (page 1 of 14)
Dec 30, 2016
It may finally be possible to turn back the clock. Using cellular reprogramming, scientists at the Salk Institute have found a way to reverse signs of aging.
Dec 8, 2016
Research out of Korea regarding the effects of tinted lip products could leave lip product developers pouting.
Dec 6, 2016
Six million children in the U.S. currently suffer from food allergies, and the number is growing. Researchers are investigating whether a child’s itchy or irritated skin has something to do with this.
Nov 28, 2016
Innovations in the area of pigments could vastly improve sustainability by offering an alternative to leaf incineration around the world.
Nov 2, 2016
Cephalopods possess reflectin proteins, which is unique in the animal kingdom. Roger Hanlon, Ph.D., of Brown University spoke during the biomimicry session at the IFSCC Congress on inspirations like these from nature to inspire the development of color cosmetics.
Oct 18, 2016
Key points: Epidermal barrier recovery and the desquamation of dead corneocytes reinvigorate aged skin. Hyperpigmentation accumulates as skin ages. A green coffee bean extract was tested here and found to address these issues.
Oct 14, 2016
A study published in Genome Biology and Evolution found that atopic dermatitis (eczema) is likely to hitchhike a ride with mutated hornerin and make the skin disease genetic.
Oct 5, 2016
New research from Lund University in Sweden has uncovered skin's secret to transforming under various environmental conditions.
Sep 27, 2016
Basal cell carcinoma is the most common cancer worldwide, with an annual incidence of 2.8 million cases in the United States alone. A recent study found 31 genetic markers for the disease, 14 of which were identified for the first time.
Aug 5, 2016
Is the microbiome our greatest challenge, the best opportunity we've had, in a long time, to innovate and renew ourselves?
Jul 8, 2016
A fascinating look at the criteria for identifying atopic dermatitis, with a review of the most cited research into this condition.
Jun 10, 2016
Hair care scientists scratched their heads for some time before they could put their finger on the primary causes of dandruff. Now, with the flakes brushed away, they are seeing the scalp in a new light. Two Procter & Gamble scientists, James Schwartz, Ph.D., and Rolanda Wilkerson, Ph.D., both with the Head & Shoulders brand, explain how in this exclusive interview.